Huffington Post Appoints CEO

By | Thursday December 6, 2012 @ 10:13am PST

Jimmy Maymann was the head of international at The Huffington Post parent AOL and founded video distribution network Goviral, which AOL bought in 2011. In the new post, he will be responsible for boosting traffic, revenue … Read More »

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Huffington Post Introduces OWN Section

By | Thursday November 1, 2012 @ 9:47am PDT

New York, New York – November 1, 2012 – The Huffington Post Media Group and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network today launched HuffPost OWN a new section on The Huffington Post website providing practical advice and ideas to help users find motivation, inspiration and fulfillment.

HuffPost OWN will include selections from this year’s list of Oprah’s Favorite Things from O, The Oprah Magazine’s Holiday O List, featured in the December issue, one of the most popular and recognized traditions of the Oprah Winfrey brand. The site will also exclusively feature Favorite Things trivia, a video montage of the best Favorite Things moments from “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and an inside look at celebrity gifts that Oprah added to her Favorite short list.

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Huffington Post Will Audition Wannabe Pundits For Streaming Video Site

By | Tuesday July 10, 2012 @ 1:40pm PDT

Are you itching to become the next George Will, Keith Olbermann, or Michelle Malkin? Well, Arianna Huffington has a proposition for you tied to the launch of HuffPost Live 3,2,1…, an opinion site that goes live on August 13. … Read More »

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DESPERATE: HuffPo & Oprah Team Up Now

By | Wednesday May 23, 2012 @ 7:34am PDT

Talk about a lose-lose situation… Recent reports say Arianna Huffington’s job duties over AOL have been greatly downsized, while Oprah Winfrey’s failing OWN remains on life support at Discovery after losing millions. So what do the two women do? Why … Read More »

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AOL Chief Tells Analysts That Flat Traffic Growth Is “Up For Us”: UBS Confab

You see, AOL’s numbers had been ”artificially pumped up” by “bad distribution deals,” AOL CEO Tim Armstrong told analysts at the UBS Annual Global Media and Communications Conference. Now that the company is unwinding those deals, ”flat is actually up for us.” Armstrong says … Read More »

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AOL Strikes Out With 2Q Earnings As Personnel And Acquisition Costs Rise

By | Tuesday August 9, 2011 @ 4:36am PDT

AOL shares are down about 11% in early trading and here’s why: Wall Street expected AOL to deliver a 4 cent-a-share profit for 2Q, and the company reported an 11 cent loss. The net loss, at $11.8M, looks better … Read More »

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HuffPo Takes Bite Out Of AOL Earnings

By | Wednesday May 4, 2011 @ 6:48am PDT

In its first earnings call since acquiring The Huffington Post in March for $315 million, AOL reported this morning that its first-quarter profit fell 86% to $4.7 million, down from $34.7 million a year ago. The integration — which includes … Read More »

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AOL Lays Off As Many As 900 In Wake Of HuffPo Buy

By | Thursday March 10, 2011 @ 9:50am PST

The news came today as part of an internal memo from CEO Tim Armstrong that was obtained by Bloomberg. It was only a matter of time for the move after AOL acquired The Huffington Post last month for $315 million. Most of the cuts will come from employees … Read More »

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BREAKING: AOL Buys The Huffington Post For $315M; Deal Signed At Super Bowl XLV; What Happens To AOL’s Apolitical Image?

AOL will pay $300 million of the pricetag in cash, and the rest in stock. Buying the 5-year-old primarily liberal political news aggregator will be AOL’s biggest acquisition since it split from Time Warner in 2009. Below is a press release … Read More »

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Who Pitched This To The Networks Today?

By | Monday October 11, 2010 @ 7:24pm PDT

And if no one did, just mail me a check. (Haven’t you seen that CSI hit an all-time low last Thursday?) Today’s HuffPo headline links to this article.

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